Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Apple Pecan Strudel

Serves: 4


3 large apples, peeled and grated
1/4 cup fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
1 tablespoon low-fat yogurt
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
4 sheets filo pastry
2 tablespoons safflower oil

Microwave Method:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
2. Squeeze grated apple between paper towel to remove excess juice.
3. Combine apple, breadcrumbs, pecans, yogurt, sugar and cinnamon. Mix well.
4. Brush 1 sheet of filo pastry lightly with oil.
5. Repeat the process, brushing each sheet with oil.
6. Place filling along one edge. Fold sides in and roll up.
7. Place onto a greased pizza tray.
8. Brush with oil.
9. Place on Low Rack, bake for 24-26 minutes on CONVECTION.
10. Serve hot with low-fat yogurt.

1 serve = 17 g fat, 1 g saturated fat.

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